Rikolto Indonesia Job Vacancy: Food Smart City Programme Coordinator Based in Denpasar, Bali

 Rikolto in Indonesia located in Denpasar, Bali Province is the regional branch of Rikolto, an international NGO with more than 40 years’ experience in partnering with farmer organisations and food chain stakeholders across Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America committed to developing sustainable agriculture value chains and food systems.    


Rikolto runs programmes in 15 countries worldwide through eight regional offices. We’re a close-knit network of accessible and knowledgeable colleagues, willing to share experience and eager to inspire others. We are currently looking for a professional for the position of:    


Food Smart City Programme Coordinator    

Based in Denpasar, Bali Province    


Job Overview:    


The FSC Programme Coordinator responsible to implement the food system in general and the Food Smart City-programme of Rikolto in Indonesia and as part of SEA team he/she is expected to contribute in the development of Food Smart City Programme in Indonesia according to the FSC strategy. He/she pro-actively represents Rikolto in Indonesia on a local, national and international level as necessary. Under the supervision of FSC Cluster Director of South East Asia (SEA), the FSC Programme Coordinator plays a pro-active role in the Rikolto Food Smart City-cluster in favour of implementation of FSC Programme activities in Country level. He/she performs as an expert in the food system and the Food Smart City-concept, with particular attention to sustainable practices.    


In line with the respective donors/partners and in coordination with his/her line manager, he/she takes the responsibility to implement these programmes in collaboration with other Rikolto staff members and relevant partners including with related local and national government.    




1.     Implement the FSC Programme    

  • Developing and planning the activities for the FSC Programme with partners and other relevant stakeholders according to the agreed programme and ensure good deliverables of programme output is in line with respected timeline.    
  • Coordinating the Food Smart City-program with other Rikolto’s program components to ensure overall program complementarity and synergy.    
  • Facilitating business links between partner organizations/groups and the private actors, healthy food processors (restaurants, school canteens, hotels and catering services), consumer groups, decision makers and commodity networks;    
  • Contributing the development and use of FSC budget, and ensure its administration and financial report is in line with the policy and procedures of Rikolto and respective donors;    
  • Contributing in programme development and actively seeking new ideas, initiatives to expand the programme with close coordination with FSC Cluster Director SEA/line manager    
  • Pro-active provide feedback and initiate solutions to improve the programme implementation.    
  • Exploring and proposing innovations in the project design, partnership and way of working towards sustainable food system;    


2.     M&E and Reporting    

  • Monitoring and evaluation of the FSC programme implementation, progress and achievements following the M&E tools, methods provided by M&E team at the global level.    
  • Collecting and analysing program related data according to the M&E standards;    
  • Producing programmes reports regularly, integrating inputs from partners, BDS providers, and present them to the FSC Cluster Director SEA /Line manager.    
  • Contributing to Rikolto’s knowledge management and learning initiative: sharing and exchange knowledge, best practices within the SEA hub teams to ensure complementarities and synergy.  

3.         Team Management and Operations    

    • Set a growing path by continuously asses his/her own work performance progress with necessary supervision from FSC Cluster Director SEA, actively seeking learning opportunities within the programme team member.    
    • Operations (finance, HR, Administration) are well respected and implemented consistently.    


4.         Cluster and Stakeholder Management    

    • Represent Rikolto Indonesia for FSC Programme under the direction of Cluster Director, might be involved in the FSC global agenda (meetings, workshop, etc)    
    • Identifying and developing partnerships with relevant stakeholders (FSC initiatives,  related government, etc) for concrete collaboration to scale up the project results;    
    • Building and making use of networks in the food system at the local, national and international level;    
    • Identifying and developing partnerships with relevant stakeholders for concrete collaboration to scale up the program results; include participate in dialogues on food system and relevant agricultural chain development among stakeholders;    
    • Contribute to identify opportunities in the related sector including potential partners, markets, business models and potentially new products;    


Key Working Relationships    




    • Other Commodity Programme Manager    
    • Collaboration with cluster team at Hub – SEA and other functions for relevant programmatic aspects (M&E, communication Dept.)    
    • Operations and Finance Dept    




    • Representation and coordination with the relevant authorities and donor    
    • FSC platforms/working groups,  other respective institution, other INGO/NGO    




Education & Experience:    

  • Degree in Food system / science, Agriculture, Agronomy, Economics, Environmental Sciences and Business or equivalent.    
  • Min of. 3 (three) years progressive experience in programme development of Food system aspects,  rural and sector development, agricultural development or equivalent;    
  • Ability to engage with intercultural organisation work environment, diversity  


    Technical Knowledge and Skills    
  • Project Management    
  • Familiar with concepts of sustainable food system and agriculture    
  • Familiar with data analysis    
  • Knowledge of working with partner organization development strategies and tools    
  • Good networking and communication skills    
  • Project budget management    
  • Good knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Office365, teams, having skill in Digital platform is a plus.    
  • Excellent proficiency in Bahasa Indonesia and English (in reading, speaking, understanding and writing).    


Rikolto Competencies:    


  1. Core (competencies applied to all job levels and career stages):    
  • Initiating;    
  • Collaboration;    
  • Communications for results;    
  • Leading self.  
  1. Technical (more specific than Core; the knowledge & skill required for a specific job):    
  • Building networks;    
  • Quality oriented.  
  1. Leadership (knowledge & skill important to be an effective leader):    
  • Innovative;    
  • Problem solving;    
  • Stimulating others;    
  • Leading the organization.    


To maintain a good gender balance in our team, we especially encourage female candidates to apply.    


Application Requirements:    

  • Submission of letter of interest and recent CV    
  • Statement of minimum salary expectation     
  • Application must be received by Monday,14 February 2021 to recruitment.id@rikolto.org    



Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.    


Discover more about Rikolto worldwide in our website: http://www.rikolto.or    


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